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DCMI Governing Board

The Governing Board manages the affairs of DCMI and performs the duties usually performed by the board of directors of a corporation. These duties include providing direction for the general management of the Initiative, oversight of the DCMI Executive, stewardship of DCMI's finances, approval of DCMI bylaws, and a broad remit to shape the strategic direction of DCMI and formulate DCMI policies in consultation with the Executive and the wider community. The Governing Board also contributes to the promotion of the Initiative through liaisons with the public and private sectors.
Stefanie Rühle (Chair)
Göttingen State and University Library (SUB Göttingen) Germany Representing Institutional Member: SUB Göttingen Stefanie Rühle, works at the Data Conversion Group of the State and University Library in Göttingen and is responsible for metadata supply to zvdd (Zentrales Verzeichnis Digitlisierter Drucke) and the German Digital Library (DDB).
Sam Oh (Past-chair)
Sam Gyun Oh is a professor at Sungkyunkwan University in Seoul Korea and chairs the ISO/IEC JTC1/SC34 (Document Description & Processing Languages) and ISO TC46/SC9 (Identification & Description) committees.
Flávia Bastos
Coordinator of Libraries, General Coordination Universidade Estadual Paulista—Unesp Sáo Paulo, Brazil Representing Institutional Member: Universidade Estadual Paulista Flávia Bastos serves as Coordinator of Libraries, General Coordination at the São Paulo State University (Universidade Estadual Paulista—Unesp).
Dan Brickley Representing Institutional Member: Dan Brickley is best known for his work on Web standards in the W3C community, where he helped create the Semantic Web project and many of its defining technologies.
Juan Pablo Carvallo
Executive Director Ecuadorian National Research and Education Network (CEDIA) Cuenca, Ecuador Representing Regional Member: Ecuadorian National Research and Education Network (CEDIA)
Eric Childress
Consulting Project Manager, OCLC Research Dublin, Ohio, USA Independent Member Eric Childress is a librarian with a strong interest in metadata standards and systems.
Marie-Claude Côté
Manager, Recordkeeping Strategies, Archives Branch Library and Archives Canada Representing Institutional Member: Library and Archives Canada Marie-Claude Côté is the Manager of Record-Keeping (RK) strategies with the Archives Branch at Library and Archives Canada.
Haliza Jailani
Deputy Director, Resource Discovery and Management Division National Library Board Singapore Representing Regional Member: National Library Board Singapore Haliza Jailani is a Deputy Director in the Resource Discovery and Management Division of the National Library Board of Singapore.
Mike Lauruhn
Technology Research Director, Elsevier Labs, Portland, Oregon, United States Independent Member Mike Lauruhn is a librarian working as Research Technology Director at Elsevier Labs.
Wei Liu
Deputy Director, Shanghai Library, China Representing Institutional Member: Shanghai Library Wei Liu (aka Keven) holds a doctoral degree in Computer Science from Fudan University (2006) and a master degree on Library and Information Science from East China Normal University (1990).
Alasdair MacDonald
Metadata Co-ordinator University of Edinburgh Edinburgh, United Kingdom Representing Institutional Member: University of Edinburgh Since January 2014, Alasdair MacDonald has been employed as Metadata Co-ordinator at Edinburgh University Library, with overall responsibility for managing the Metadata Services team.
Kyong Eun Oh
Associate Professor School of Library and Information Science at Simmons University Boston, USA Representing Institutional Member: School of Library and Information Science at Simmons University
Helena Patrício
Director of the Special Collections Services The National Library of Portugal Lisbon, Portugal Representing Institutional Member: The National Library of Portugal
Shigeo Sugimoto
Specially Appointed Professor University of Tsukuba Tsukuba, Japan Independent Member Shigeo Sugimoto has been actively involved in DCMI Metadata activities since 1997.
Osma Suominen
Information System Specialist The National Library of Finland Helsinki, Finland Representing Regional Member: National Library of Finland Osma Suominen is working as an Information Systems Specialist at the National Library of Finland.
Klaus Tochtermann
Director, ZBW – German National Library of Economics Leibniz Information Centre for Economics, Kiel, Germany Representing Institutional Member: German National Library of Economics
Paul Walk
Founder & Director, Antleaf Frome, UK Independent Member Paul Walk is a technical consultant with thirty years of experience working with information systems and web services primarily in the higher education and cultural heritage sectors.
Marcia Zeng
Marcia Lei Zeng, Chair of the DCMI Education Committee, is a Professor at School of Information of Kent State University. Her research interests include knowledge organization systems -- taxonomies, thesauri, ontologies, etc.